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BJ02A0041 Master's Thesis and Seminar, 30 cr 
Code BJ02A0041  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Master's Thesis and Seminar  Abbreviation Master's Thesis 
Credits30 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassMaster's Thesis   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Ritva Tuunila 

Description by Study Guide

Location: kokonaan verkossa / full digi

Course is for the students planning to do their Master's thesis in the academic year 2019-2020. Course is taught fully on-line and open for the whole year. Note! Beside the thesis, there are some obligatory assignments that are evaluated twice a year, once in the autumn and once in the springtime./Edited 13.8.19/ml




M.Sc. (Tech.) 2


Non-stop/Edited 13.8.19/ml

Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Head of the degree programme, D.Sc. (Tech.) Ritva Tuunila
Supervisors of thesis work


Upon completion of the module, the student will be able to: - define a research problem or design task - select appropriate theories and methods for a restricted research problem or design task in the field - can find and use critically data, information and knowledge in the field, and estimate their reliability - apply his/her chemical engineering knowledge to solve a restricted research problem or carry out a design task - apply his creativity to find new solutions or in best case to generate a new theory or new technology - report the results in writing and orally and participate in a scientific discussion.


The thesis is a research or design project. Students must demonstrate the ability to complete the project independently and following a plan. A report is prepared following the LUT instructions for the Master’s thesis.

Teaching Methods 

On-line lectures, Moodle Quizes and Assignments related to lecture material 10 h. The thesis, which is connected to a seminar with other thesis students and their instructors 770 h. Seminar practices are announced separately each academic year. Total workload 780 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, Master’s thesis 100%.

Course Materials 

On-line material in Moodle


B.Sc. degree

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 



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Register Master's Thesis and Seminar  COURSE  30  Ritva Tuunila 
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